Saugeen Shores Police Service

Saugeen Shores is one of the fastest growing and progressive municipalities in southwestern Ontario.

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Located on the coast of Lake Huron, the picturesque and vibrant community under amalgamation includes Port Elgin, Southampton and Saugeen Township, covering an area of 170 square kilometers.

Saugeen Shores Police Service is now accepting applications from candidates who are currently serving as police officers and new recruits.


If you are an experienced police officer:

You must have completed a period of probation pursuant to section 44(1) of the Police Services Act.

Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  1. Detailed covering letter and Resume
  2. Performance evaluations over the last 2 years
  3. Commendation letters
  4. List of volunteer work
  5. Reference letters; list of work related references

If you are a cadet recruit:

Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated continuous learning beyond high school and a commitment to working with the community. The candidate selection process will reflect the dedication of the Saugeen Shores Police Service to the principles of Equal Opportunity.

For a complete description of requirements, visit:

In addition, the Service is also accepting applications from candidates for the position of Auxiliary Officer.

  • This is a volunteer position and is unpaid.
  • As an Auxiliary member, you must commit at least 10 hours of voluntary service each month and attend training as required.
  • You will be required to attend community events and assist members by partnering with officers on uniform patrol

For more details on becoming an Auxiliary Officer, visit: www.saugeenshorespoiceauxiliary